Category: IICEDubai2017


Future Indian Citizens’ Position of Intention Towards Nuclear Power Plants Influenced by Beliefs and Understanding: An Intervention Study

Nuclear energy is considered as a future sustainable energy resource in power hungry and fast developing Indian economy. Public understanding of advantages and disadvantages of nuclear power is a key for governments to make informed decisions and actions. Too there are propaganda, misconceptions and politics for and against installing nuclear power plants in India. This


The Influence of Political Economy Context on Policy Reform: Primary Education Curricula Reform in Egypt

The main research statement the current paper will try to examine is; how the turbulent political and economic conditions that Egypt has been passing through since 25th January 2011 affected the trends of reform in primary education? more specifically curricula reform trends. The main hypothesis of this research is that the Egyptian successive governments perceived curricula


Ethnomathematic Concepts in Yakurr Culture: Applicability of Ethnomathematics Concepts in Conjunction with Conventional Method of Teaching Geometry

This study sought to explore ethnomathematics concepts that exist in the culture of the Yakurr people of Cross River State of Nigeria. It also aimed at determining the applicability of ethnomethematics concepts in conjunction with conventional methods in teaching geometry in junior secondary school one (JSS1). Three research questions and one null hypothesis were used


Public Relations Education in an Arab/Islamic Context

Numerous scholars consider the discipline of public relations a western construct, infused with classic Greek rhetoric and Judeo-Christian tradition. In fact, public relations education in many Arab and Islamic countries continues to be based on Anglo-Saxon concepts and knowledge generated by US-UK scholars. A number of critical scholars have referred to the need of addressing


Lifelong Learning From the Early Stages of Life

The concept of Lifelong Learning, generally used in reference to in-service training, vocational retraining for the labour market, post-university specialised training, and cultural and spiritual enrichment in adulthood and old age, assumes that lifelong learning starts only when school finishes, thus overlooking the great importance that educability and education in the first stages of life


Friends with Benefits: Causes and Effects of Learners’ Cheating Practices During Examination

One of the major cognitive contents of educational system concerning examinations is the prevailing fraudulent culture–copying other learner’s answers during examination. (Smith,1994) The impact of this issue is consistently appalling and pervasive in this contemporary setting especially in secondary schools. This alarming kind of culture in the academe makes every learner know and do what


Case Study: Pre-Service Teachers Characterization and Engagement Levels of Critical Reading

Preservice teachers must be critical readers and thinkers if they are to prepare our future generations for the challenges of the 21st Century. Critical reading and thinking skills are essential to the evolution of a well rounded individual who can interpret information, challenge evidence, and assess diverse arguments. The following case study attempts to examine


The 21st Century Skills in Higher Education

To increase the employability of baccalaureate graduates, tertiary education must include what are known as professional or 21st century skills. While academic programs worldwide strive to develop a solid professional skills base in students, these skills are notoriously difficult to teach and assess. In 2014, Zayed University in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) began a


Scenery Changes in Campus Proceeded by Students

University is where students improve their abilities and professors proceed with their research. It is fortunate if their interests coincide with each other’s. However, they are not always the same. In such a case, a seminar in a laboratory might fill the gap between them to a certain extent. In departments such as architecture or